Arizona liberals debate forgiving candidate’s moderation

Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz. speaks on May 29, 2018, at the Capitol in Phoenix. Sinema has come a long way from her days as a green party activist as she seeks to become the first Democrat to represent Arizona in the Senate in 30 years. (AP Photo/Matt York)

PHOENIX (AP) — Democratic Rep. Kyrsten says Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the agency that some in her party are clamoring to abolish, is performing an “important function.” She recently joined House Republicans to ease restrictions on banks. And she offered a decidedly nonpartisan comment on conservative Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court.

After 66 years, adopted Burley man reunites with sibling

In a June 16, 2018 photo, adopted brothers Charles McBride, left, of Burley, William Ring Jr., of Olympia, Washington and Russell Mork, of Superior, Montana meet at McBride's home in Burley, Idaho. (Laurie Welch/The Times-News via AP)

BURLEY (AP) — Charles McBride propped himself on an elbow at his kitchen counter and sipped coffee with his brother.

Teton Land Trust helps farmers, ranchers preserve their way of life

Delbert Winterfield works on his farm in Swan Valley on July 11. “There’s a lot of pressure,” Winterfield said. “There’s only three original farmers out here.” Winterfield owns 420 acres that have been made into easements in conjunction with the Teton Regional Land Trust. Winterfield is leasing 200 more acres from the Bureau of Land Management. John Roark/ jroark@postregister.com

AHSTON — John Nedrow isn’t the sort of man you would expect to be a conservationist, and for most of his life, he wasn’t one.

Oregon State studies embers to fight spread of wildfires

FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2017, file photo, the Eagle Creek wildfire burns on the Oregon side of the Columbia River Gorge near Cascade Locks, Ore. An Oregon State University professor is using federal funds to conduct research on how embers form and spread during devastating wildfires.(Genna Martin/seattlepi.com via AP, File)

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon State University professor is using federal funds to conduct research on how embers form and spread during devastating wildfires.

MGM uses untested law to sue Vegas shooting victims

File - In this April 1, 2018 file photo, people attend a vigil for victims and survivors of a mass shooting in Las Vegas. The unprecedented move from MGM Resorts International to sue hundreds of victims of last year's mass shooting in Las Vegas using an obscure law never before tested in court has been framed by the casino-operator as an effort to avoid years of costly litigation, but the legal maneuver may not play out that way. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The unprecedented move from MGM Resorts International to sue hundreds of victims of last year’s mass shooting in Las Vegas using an obscure U.S. law never tested in court has been framed by the casino-operator as an effort to avoid years of costly litigation — but the legal maneuver may not play out that way.

Hotrod team donates brains for brain injury research

FILE - In this Oct. 27, 2013, file photo, Antron Brown, right, celebrates with team owner Don Schumacher after winning in Top Fuel at the NHRA Toyota Nationals drag races t Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas. All seven members of the world's largest hotrod team, Don Schumacher Racing, pledged their brains to concussion research Friday, July 20, 2018, as part of an effort geared to reach military members as much as racing fans. Through its sponsorship with the U.S. Army, Schumacher connected with the Infinite Hero Foundation, a nonprofit that works with the Concussion Legacy Foundation. CLF has received pledges of more than 3,500 brains to conduct post-mortem research on the effects of CTE _ a disease linked to repetitive head injuries seen in football and other contact sports, and also in military personnel. (Josh Holmburg/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP, File)

MORRISON, Colo. (AP) — Concussion experts would someday like to conduct the same amount of research on head injuries among military members as they’ve done for football players.

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